Bad Blankenburg/Plota – If the Oberliga handball gamers of Burgenland had wished for the match a day earlier, it might have occurred.
On Saturday, they recorded a merciful 30:31 defeat of the chasing Cauthen at HC Glauchau/Meerane and on Sunday they managed to do their personal “homework”. With a rating of 28:27, they defeated HSV Bad Blankenburg, which is in seventh place.
The phrase “homework” most likely would not do the check diploma justice. “First Halle, then Cauthen and now Bad Blankenburg, it was three powerful opponents in a row. The proven fact that we scored six factors is de facto sturdy,” mentioned HCB coach Svajunas Kairis after the sport.
In distinction to the house win towards Cauthen, he allowed skilled Bundesliga rookie Marc Ashe to play at middle again from the beginning. And Ashe thanked him with seven targets within the first half, three of them from the seven-meter mark, proper there. But the Thuringians have skilled gamers in their ranks, together with Josef Jonas and Michael Konaric of the Czech Republic, who won a championship or cup in their nation earlier than transferring to Bad Blankenburg.
Neither crew might make a transparent contest on Sunday. The guests from Burgenland entered the dressing room with a two-goal distinction at 12:14, however the dwelling crew took the lead with two targets within the forty second minute. “It was a troublesome 60 minutes the place we teamed up and performed effectively defensively,” HCB coach Kairis mentioned.
It was a wonderful efficiency that helped his crew come from behind and take a three-goal lead on a five-goal run. It wasn’t a foregone conclusion, nevertheless, as Bad Blankenburg battled again and forth for a area purpose and grabbed the ball with seven seconds left at 27:28 to offer them no less than some extent likelihood. “But happily, the opponent made a technical error with a poor go,” mentioned Kairis, who now has a five-point lead over Cauthen, Halle and Pirna/Heidenau along with his crew within the Oberliga title race. “It’s not dangerous, however we nonetheless have quite a lot of troublesome duties forward of us,” Kairis mentioned merely.
Central German Oberliga, men: HSV Bad Blankenburg – HC Burgenland 27:28 (12:14). HCB: Marius Gebner, Marian Foyt; Stefan Remke 3, Kenny Dober 2, Lorenz Kroeber 1, Niklas Seifert, Steve Baumgertel 2, Tim Bilzer 4, Kevin Sep-Kies 2, Richard Vogel, Tom Hanner 2, Marcel Popa 4, Marc Ashe 7, Janko Pesic 1 – Penalties: HSV 9/7, HCB 3/3; Provisional penalties: HSV 2, HCB 2.
The weekend for HCB’s second men’s crew was easy, if in a detrimental sense of the phrase. On the plot, they hosted Spergauer and needed to settle for a 27:39 defeat in the long run. “The boys performed very effectively within the first half,” mentioned Steffen Baumgart, sports activities director of HC Burgenland. At half-time they had been nonetheless inside placing distance 16-18, however halfway by means of the second half the guests from Spergau pulled away, leaving the Burgenlanders backside of the desk.
Saxony-Anhalt league, men: Burgenland II – SG Spergau 27:39 (16:18). HCB II: Marvin Richter, Jakob Aumann; Markus Deibicht, Markus Fodisch 4, Tim Kurrath 2, Tom-Erik Roerborn 2, Lukas Hauck 3, Stefan Fichtner 9/4, Martin Foyt 1, Tim Krenz 3, Paul Zenker 3, Martin Tillman, Jonas Hassenmeier – Seven meters: HCB 5 /4, Spergau 5/5; Penalties: HCB II 3, Spergau 4.
By the best way, Steffen Baumgart’s keep in Plota and not in Bad Blankenburg was as a consequence of his success as coach of the Oberliga ladies’s crew, changing the ailing Sascha Meiner. Baumgart was not shocked by second-placed HCB’s 23:21 win over VfL Meissen: “Meissen is way stronger from their place within the desk, however fortunately we had been in a position to win the sport with good crew play and sturdy play. The final breakthrough will determine for us.”
Central German Oberliga, Women: Burgenland – VfL Meissen 23:21 (12:10). HCB: Vibke Detien, Kira Barth; Julia Poschel 6, Marie Knappe, Lena John, Sandra Kube 1, Lee Guderian 3, Jasmin Heinz, Teresa Haenel, Justin Schmitz 9/4, Lee Schoenefeld 2, Carmen Ringler 2, Juliana Maul, Celine Knorr – Seven Meters: HCB 4, Meissen 2/1; Penalties: HCB 1, Meissen 1.